Eight soldiers and airmen from Kenya Defense Forces partnered with two Airman from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Public Affairs Office for a two-day, military-to military photojournalism workshop at the International Peace Support Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya, July 18-19, 2013.
The hands-on workshop, which enhances KDF capacities in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), was the first of its kind between the two countries and shared best practices in photography sk
U.S. Army Chief of Staff General George W. Casey, Jr. visited with the service members of Combined Joint Task Force–Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) and Camp Lemonnier for the first time April 23, 2009.
"I am hugely impressed with the scope of the mission here and the impact the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines assigned here are making in this critical region of Africa," said Casey, who had just come from a conference of African, Central Asian and Middle Eastern service chiefs in Kenya t
During its first visit to Kenya, the U.S. Air Forces' Central Command Expeditionary Band, "Dune" entertained Americans and Kenyans in the greater Nairobi area, November 12-21, 2008.
Dune, along with the U.S. Air Forces Expeditionary Band (AFCENT) performed for Kenyan citizens at civic and educational institutions throughout the region. The band also performed for approximately 300 guests, including American and Kenyan government officials and ambassadors, at the U.S. ambass
Airmen and sailors joined Kenyans on March 30 and 31, 2008, in an effort to increase access to clean drinking water within the country's arid Garissa District.
More than 100,000 pounds of well-drilling equipment and nearly a dozen Navy construction specialists known as "Seabees" were delivered to Nairobi's airport by an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III during the two-day delivery mission. The Seabees will use the equipment to drill wells which will be used by Somali nomads who inh
Studies have been conducted and have included evidence that illegally trafficked goods from Tanzania have been distributed throughout the world to include parts of Asia, South America, and North America. According to a U.S. Department of State Report from May 2017, “illicit trafficking remains the lifeblood of the numerous bad actors and networks, creating vulnerabilities for nations.”